Popup window for downloads does not popup

Previously, when I had an attachment and clicked on "Download" or the attachment's icon in the E-mail body, a popup window would appear to ask if I want to download or op… (read more)

Previously, when I had an attachment and clicked on "Download" or the attachment's icon in the E-mail body, a popup window would appear to ask if I want to download or open the file. Recently, that popup window began not appearing. Instead, another full Firefox window pops up, the throbber (load indicator) in the new Firefox window shows that it's loading something, then that Firefox window disappears and I am back at the E-mail body. I am not able to view or download any attachments. However, in Internet Explorer viewing and downloading attachments works, so I know it's not the Yahoo website that's messed up.

Can someone help me make that popup window for selecting "Download" or "Open" come back?

Thank you, Steve

Asked by SEKELLER1 Prieš 6 dienas

Not able to install firefox on my laptop

while installing i getting " you don't have permission to write in installation directory" message. I digged out google, youtube for solution and tried everything but not… (read more)

while installing i getting " you don't have permission to write in installation directory" message. I digged out google, youtube for solution and tried everything but nothing is working. Please help me in installing firefox. Thanks

Asked by veenayadav1399 Prieš 6 dienas

Timing and condition new form input is saved as history

While the autocomplete feature in Firefox works fine in most cases, it doesn't in some forms, even if the `autocomplete` attribute for `input` tag is `"on"`. I suspect it… (read more)

While the autocomplete feature in Firefox works fine in most cases, it doesn't in some forms, even if the `autocomplete` attribute for `input` tag is `"on"`.

I suspect it's related to the timing and condition the value is saved as form history. When does Firefox save text entries as history? Does that work well with dynamic websites?

Related: Firefox doesn't save web form entries

Asked by Akihiro HARAI Prieš 6 dienas

Private Windows Are Not Created in the Forground

Hello! I usually create a private window by right clicking the pinned Firefox icon on my Windows 10 taskbar. Recently, I've noticed that when I do this, I am no longer ab… (read more)

Hello!

I usually create a private window by right clicking the pinned Firefox icon on my Windows 10 taskbar. Recently, I've noticed that when I do this, I am no longer able to immediately type into the search/URL bar. I've dug through the settings - I did find some items that sounded relevant, but they did not change the correct behavior. When bringing up all my windows I see that the previous tab is still has my cursor despite the private window being in front of the previous tab. I now have to click on the private window before I'm able to type.

Any idea what changed?

Asked by bpumphrey96 Prieš 6 dienas

Last reply by bpumphrey96 Prieš 6 dienas

Handle custom protocol

Dear community, I am desperately looking for a way to handle custom protocols in Firefox on macOS (both up-to-date). I have seen many questions and many answers, most of … (read more)

Dear community,

I am desperately looking for a way to handle custom protocols in Firefox on macOS (both up-to-date). I have seen many questions and many answers, most of them are outdated or irrelevant.

On our intranet, some of the pages have links pointing to "ictfast:xxxxxx". The first part (ictfast) is never changing. The second part (xxxxxx) can be anything. I would like to run an external application when people click on such links.

What I have done so far: step #A1: In "about:config", I created and set the key "network.protocol-handler.expose.ictfast" to false. step #A2: I clicked on a link "ictfast:xxxxxx" step #A3: A box appeared letting me choose my external application

After these steps, if I click on a "ictfast" link, the application runs but I can't access the content in "xxxxxx".

To reproduce this, it is very simple: step #B1: open Automator step #B2: create a new Application step #B3: add the "Run Shell Script" actions step #B4: choose "Pass input" to as arguments" step #B5: remove the default content of the shell script step #B6: type in `echo "$@" > /tmp/args.txt` (without the backticks) step #B7: save and choose this app in step #A3

Now if you click on a "ictfast" link, the file in "/tmp/args.txt" is created, but is empty. There is no arguments passed to the applications.

I was naively believing that when clicking on a "ictfast" link, Firefox would internally run the command `/foo/bar/whatever.app "address"`. But it seems to be more complicated and cryptic than that.

Could anyone help me on this? Thanks!

Asked by Slagt Prieš 6 dienas

Pages lauching Firefox from a link do not appear in history

Hello, It's al in the subject. When I receive a link in a mail and click it, Firefox is lauched and the page opened (Firefox is my default browser). In this case, the pag… (read more)

Hello, It's al in the subject. When I receive a link in a mail and click it, Firefox is lauched and the page opened (Firefox is my default browser). In this case, the page link is not recorded in history. The page links are only recorded in history if they are opened when navigating in Firefox.

This malfunction appeared about a week or two ago.

Asked by andre41 Prieš 6 dienas

tab syncronization after deleting the app from phone

Hello, Simple question: i have firefox on my phone and on my pc, and i have currently "a lot" of tabs opened on my phone for work, and i would like to have those pages … (read more)

Hello, Simple question: i have firefox on my phone and on my pc, and i have currently "a lot" of tabs opened on my phone for work, and i would like to have those pages saved somewhere in order to have them on my pc. However now i have to change my phone and the old one will be given to my friend, and obviously i have to reset it. Now, those tabs openned on my phone, when i reset it, will be deleted from the sync? I must mark them as "favourite" or as "bookmark" in order to save them everywhere?

Asked by sinigagliaalberto Prieš 6 dienas

YouTube sound is not played through Bluetooth (but I can hear it through laptop speakers)

Hi, If I play a youtube video in Firefox the sound is not 'forwarded' to my bluetooth device i.e. I can only hear it through my laptop speakers. I am running W10 and I e… (read more)

Hi,

If I play a youtube video in Firefox the sound is not 'forwarded' to my bluetooth device i.e. I can only hear it through my laptop speakers. I am running W10 and I experience no problems with e.g. Edge.

Asked by BasW Prieš 5 dienas

Lost the SpellChecker in email https://www.outlook.live.com. Can't recover it...Please help

I think that a recent Windows 10 Update de-installed my Spell Checker. In Mozilla Firefox, I tried: MENU/OPTIONS/GENERAL/LANGUAGE and checked "Check your spelling a… (read more)

I think that a recent Windows 10 Update de-installed my Spell Checker.

In Mozilla Firefox, I tried: MENU/OPTIONS/GENERAL/LANGUAGE and checked "Check your spelling as you type".

I re-started Firefox and still no Spell Checker.

I downloaded a Firefox "Add-On" - a highly recommended Grammar & Spelling tool. It works OK, but not as good as the Spell Checker that HAD been installed & used on Outlook email.

If someone out there is confident they know the steps to re-install the original Spell Checker.....let's give it a try.

Thanks, Gary

Asked by Gary NH Prieš 5 dienas

Disable back button for pinned tab

I have Tweetdeck in a pinned tab. There are a lot of columns, which I navigate by swiping left/right on my Magic Mouse. When I swipe to the left, to return to the first c… (read more)

I have Tweetdeck in a pinned tab. There are a lot of columns, which I navigate by swiping left/right on my Magic Mouse. When I swipe to the left, to return to the first column, it often swipes a little bit too far and Firefox interprets that as a request to "back arrow" to the previous page, which is my Firefox home screen.

Is there any way to disable this behavior, so that a long left swipe will move the screen all the way to the left edge and stop there, without going all the way back to the Firefox home screen?

Asked by Chris Shaffer Prieš 5 dienas

Firefox sync not working

I have Firefox sync on three computers, has worked flawlessly for years, yesterday had to reinstall Windows 10 Pro and all the software that I use, after installing Firef… (read more)

I have Firefox sync on three computers, has worked flawlessly for years, yesterday had to reinstall Windows 10 Pro and all the software that I use, after installing Firefox on this machine by the way it installed the latest version which happened to be Firefox 79. I signed into sync as usual because this is not the first time I've had to do this over the last few years actually about two months ago I did the exact same thing to another computer with no issues on the same account. This time however sync did everything except for all my add ins after waiting, trying to find solutions online etc. etc. gave up, but gave it 24 hours more to try to figure out what was going on. Ran across a few articles that Firefox 79 change something with sync but don't understand exactly what they're talking about why this would affect this installation, so I then looked at the versions installed on each system, my main system is running Firefox 78 or I should say was running Firefox 78 I thought upgrading it to 79 would fix the issue so I did and that did not work. in the meantime I proceeded to uninstall Firefox 79 on the second machine that refuses to sync the add-ons and replace it with Firefox 78, during this process I removed all Firefox entries related to profiles installs updates etc. I tried to wipe every mention of Firefox on the machine as if it never have Firefox installed on it before. Installed 78 signed in to sink expecting everything to work as normal and still nothing it's been two hours since the install I have re-synced multiple times in hopes of getting it to work with no success it appears to sync everything but the add-ons, and yes I have add-ons on the sync list on all computers have double triple and quadruple checked that to make sure . I really don't want to have to manually run from computer to computer to figure out what add-ons I have and all the settings of each one to make it perfect because I have had issues in the past of installing an add-on on one machine and the settings being different on another causing issues between the add-ons would appreciate if somebody could tell me how why or what the hell I'm supposed to do here to make Firefox think actually work again the way it had worked for years I really need these computers identical in every way as i am disabled and have mobility issues such related to all be installing and uninstalling. Thanks for your help in this matter and I'll do my best to answer any questions to help you guys figure this out. Also I'm not even remotely familiar how to file bug reports or anything else so somebody wants to suggest that I would appreciated if they are able to do it on my behalf and I will give them all the information so it's done properly. Thanks againI just noticed that there's troubleshooting information able to be shared this information is being shared from the computer that works absolutely perfect and is the computer I want to sync from below if somebody wants to explain to me how I can get that data and add it to this post so you guys can compare and figure out what the heck the problem is I will do it.

Asked by hillvalleyfarms Prieš 5 dienas

Comment section on youtube gone?

Hi Just noticed that i no longer cant comment on youtube? Don´t even se the "leave a public comment" section either Tried to delete cookies just for youtube with no luck… (read more)

Hi

Just noticed that i no longer cant comment on youtube? Don´t even se the "leave a public comment" section either Tried to delete cookies just for youtube with no luck, tried microsofts edge browser and there was the comment section? So what happend to mozilla? Still run win7 64 bit, latest update on the browser.

Thanks

Tobias

Asked by torverud Prieš 6 dienas

Last reply by torverud Prieš 5 dienas

Firefox shutting off add ons

Over the past few days, I've been having an issue with Firefox suddenly disabling and turning off add ons. Specifically, I have the Adblock Plus add on, to block and stop… (read more)

Over the past few days, I've been having an issue with Firefox suddenly disabling and turning off add ons. Specifically, I have the Adblock Plus add on, to block and stop advertisements, spyware, and social media tracking. I will get a behavior in a website I'm not used to getting, like a window asking me if I wish to permit cookies, or sometimes a pop-up ad, and then I'll see that the ABP Stop Sign icon is no longer visible in the toolbar. I will have to go into the Add Ons control page, and click for it to be turned on again, and then go back and reload the page. What is happening here that Firefox is suddenly shutting down add ons? What is the solution to this?

Asked by Lancer 525 Prieš 6 dienas

Last reply by Lancer 525 Prieš 5 dienas

Firefox (79) for macOS keeps launching on its own

I'm on a Mac, and Safari is my default browser. But for a few years, I've used Firefox several times a week as needed. When I'm not using Firefox, I typically quit it. Fo… (read more)

I'm on a Mac, and Safari is my default browser. But for a few years, I've used Firefox several times a week as needed. When I'm not using Firefox, I typically quit it.

For the last 2-3 days, Firefox has started launching spontaneously. I'll be doing something else on my computer, and suddenly Firefox appears in my dock (but it doesn't come to the forefront). The first time I saw this, I quit it immediately, but it immediately restarted. After 3 or 4 tries, it stayed quit. But a few hours later, it launched spontaneously again, and this has now happened half a dozen times.

I've run two anti-malware scans (by two, different developers), and both came up squeaky clean. I do have Firefox set to auto-update, but I've never seen this behavior before. In the past, updates were performed in the background, then when I launched Firefox, I'd be notified that it had been updated.

This auto-launch behavior is disturbing. Does anyone have any idea what's going on?

I'm running macOS Catalina 10.15.6.

Asked by soundsgood Prieš 5 dienas

Last reply by soundsgood Prieš 5 dienas

Images not preloading anymore on the selected Tab

Hello, I'm expriencing this issue since a few days : The images in the selected tab (the page I'm reading/scrolling into) don't preload anymore. A few days ago, when ever… (read more)

Hello,

I'm expriencing this issue since a few days :

The images in the selected tab (the page I'm reading/scrolling into) don't preload anymore. A few days ago, when everything was fine, I was able to scroll through long pages and all the images were already displayed. Now, whenever I scroll down, the images appear with half a second delay. Once everything has been loaded/displayed once, I can scroll through the page with all the images displayed correctly so I guess this is a matter of Firefox not preloading what's not currently displayed even though it's in the currently read page.

Does anyone know how to fix this please?

Thank you a lot for reading.

Asked by marcel.gavazza Prieš 5 dienas

Tracking down a line or object height issue

The attached images say it all. I'm working with a week-old install of 78.0.2 on my MacBook Pro, and even when I restart with add-ons disabled I'm having this issue on el… (read more)

The attached images say it all. I'm working with a week-old install of 78.0.2 on my MacBook Pro, and even when I restart with add-ons disabled I'm having this issue on elements of just about webpage I visit, including the dropdown menu here.Why is Firefox doing this?

Asked by jamesaltemus Prieš 1 savaitę

Last reply by jamesaltemus Prieš 5 dienas

Firefox opening and closing several blank, white windows at PC startup

At OS (Windows10) startup, Firefox launches several (3-5) blank, large windows then immediately close themselves. Then, when I launch Firefox intentionally, gives back an… (read more)

At OS (Windows10) startup, Firefox launches several (3-5) blank, large windows then immediately close themselves. Then, when I launch Firefox intentionally, gives back an error screen saying it could not reproduce the previous session. I tried turning off (false) toolkit.winRegisterApplicationRestart and also is manually closing all tabs before shutting off. What else can I do?

Asked by okamura2 Prieš 5 dienas